| May 23, 2011
— Writer-director Terrence Malick wasn't there to accept it, but "The Tree of Life," his ambitious and long-anticipated examination of what it all means, won the Cannes Film Festival's Palme d'Or on Sunday night.
"He remains infamously and...
| May 29, 2011
| 4:17 PM
When Leonard Kastle's debut movie as a writer and director, "The Honeymoon Killers," was released in 1970, critics raved over the grimly realistic, low-budget, black-and-white crime drama about a lowlife lothario and his overweight nurse lover whose...
| May 26, 2011
| 12:30 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor James Purefoy was born in Taunton, Somerset, England today in 1964. This birthday guy portrayed Mark Antony on the epic cable drama "Rome" and currently appears on the series "Camelot." Although considered a mainstay of British...
| May 27, 2011
| 6:46 AM
Noah Wyle just wants somebody to finally see his new TV series, "Falling Skies."
"The pilot is going to be two years old by the time it hits the airwaves and the series we filmed from July to November of last year," he said over the phone last week,...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 9:29 AM
What's the best way to fill an open space with smiles for a summer night?
Fit in a big, bright movie screen, and hundreds are sure to follow. Every summer, in every corner of Baltimore, the light of the silvery moon turns outdoor silver screens into...
| Jun 16, 2011
"We were writing a story for Chris Meloni's character's mother, and she was going to be bipolar. Immediately we thought Ellen Burstyn."
So began Neal Baer's wooing of the Oscar-winning Burstyn to the set of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." "We had...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 12:52 PM
To call this a bittersweet time for Alicia Minshew is a genuine understatement.
The performer is up for a Daytime Emmy Award, but it's for a show that will leave the air soon. She's nominated for outstanding lead actress in a drama series as Kendall Hart...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 4:11 PM
NBC's 2011-12 line-up got a little more charming--and sexy--with the official announcement that Josh Lucas will head up the cast of "The Firm."
Lucas, who caused some swooning in "Sweet Home Alabama" and recently starred in "The Lincoln Lawyer," will...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:08 AM
French monks encounter unanticipated danger in this true drama, which fared well at last year's Cannes Film Festival and Cesar Awards (France's equivalent of the Oscars).
The religious men coexist well with their Algerian region's Muslims, but the...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:51 AM
As the drama series approaches its debut on DirecTV, the last of its seasons to run on FX makes its video debut. It uses the now-familiar premise of a Ponzi scheme as its jumping-off point, as powerful attorney Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) goes after a...
| Nov 6, 2011
Madonna may be the most famous name associated with "W.E.," the romantic drama she directed that premiered at the Venice Film Festival in late summer. But the woman everyone could be talking about after the film comes out on Dec. 9 is someone rather...